This two-day workshop will clarify the myths and facts about the illness of depression through teaching and discussion. It is aimed at health workers and/or those whose lives bring them in touch with depression sufferers.
This two-day workshop consists on a teaching / group-work component on the first day, which will clarify the myths and facts about the illness of depression.
The second day will be used to review the teaching component and to discuss the issues arising from a personal perspective.
Depression Seminar (teaching workshop) includes:
* The Facts About Depression in Ireland
* What Causes Depression?
* Who Might Suffer from Depression?
* How do I know if he/she is depressed?
* The signs and Symptoms of Depression.
* How to talk to the depressed person.
* How is Depression Treated?
* The signs of suicide.
* How to talk to the suicidal person.
* Review of teaching components.
* Confidential group discussion of pints arising.
This workshop is ideal for health care workers (including counsellors and therapists) voluntary workers and those less experienced in recognising the signs of depression or dealing with clients suffering from the illness. It would also be useful to those whose daily lives bring them in touch with depression sufferers, and who wish to be better informed about the illness, its signs and symptoms and its treatment.
100 deposit. Remainder payable at registration on first day of workshop. 6 places only available per workshop. Please book early.